Category: Canadian Politics

Grizzly attacks B.C. man on his property, dogs escape injury

MALAKWA, B.C. – A man out for a walk with his dogs has survived an attack by a grizzly bear on his property in British Columbia’s southern interior. Conservation officer Tanner Beck says one of the two dogs ran into the bush and likely provoked the bear that lunged at the man in the community…

$4.5M from feds to make RCMP Heritage Centre national museum

Saskatchewan is to get its first national museum, after the federal government earmarked funds in this year’s budget for Regina’s RCMP Heritage Centre. “We’re targeting the 150-year anniversary of the RCMP, so May 2023,” said Steve McLellan, the centre’s board chair, of a possible open date after the building’s transition is done. When that happens,…

Edmonton police shoot man during confrontation at home

EDMONTON – Police officers in Edmonton say they shot and injured a man during a confrontation following an armed standoff at a local home. Police say they responded to a report of an intoxicated 36-year-old man with a gun who was threatening to harm himself at a home on the city’s north side early Saturday.…

Huron County hunts for creative solutions to affordable housing crunch

Huron County is experiencing a housing crisis and officials say creative solutions to increase affordable housing in rural areas and small towns are needed to tackle the growing problem. “What we’re seeing in Huron, for the first time in many many years, is that there is an increasing number of individuals who are unable to…

Lemonade Day Returns to Swan Hills

Lemonade Day is back in 2021! Swan Hills had their first Lemonade Day experience on June 22, 2019, and it was a huge hit! Our town had the biggest turnout in the Community Futures Yellowhead East region, with the most youth registered. Our young entrepreneurs had a great time, and the community turned out to…